Professional Corporations

ORS 58.129
Requirements to transact business in this state


A foreign professional corporation may render professional service or services in this state only after the foreign professional corporation obtains:


Approval from the regulatory board of each professional service which will be rendered in this state before offering or rendering the service in this state; and


Authorization to transact business in this state from the Secretary of State.


A foreign professional corporation may not obtain authority to transact business in this state, unless:


The name of the corporation satisfies the requirements of ORS 58.115 (Corporate name); and


It complies with ORS 58.076 (Purposes for which professional corporation may be organized). [1987 c.94 §20; 1993 c.235 §6]
Chapter 58

Notes of Decisions

Professional legal corporation organized under this chapter may not serve as trustee. Erwin & Erwin v. Bronson, 117 Or App 443, 844 P2d 269 (1992), Sup Ct review denied

Atty. Gen. Opinions

This chapter as authorizing partnership of corporation and individual; validity of partnership between a professional corporation and an individual when corporation charter so provides, (1972) Vol 36, p 94

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 717 (1988)


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